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COVID-19 cases on the rise in Poland

06.12.2023 16:30
Poland has seen a spike in COVID-19 infections, with 3,414 new cases reported on Wednesday, public health officials warned.
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Deputy Health Minister Waldemar Kraska told private broadcaster Radio Plus that the country was experiencing a seasonal increase in respiratory infections, including a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Poland's health authorities on Wednesday reported 3,414 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths from the virus, public broadcaster Polish Radio’s IAR news agency reported.

The largest number of fresh COVID-19 cases was detected in the northeastern Podlasie region, the eastern Lubelskie province and the northern Warmińsko-Mazurskie region, according to health officials. 

Kraska told Radio Plus that "the currently dominant COVID-19 mutation" produced less severe symptoms than previous variants.

Poland on Wednesday rolled out a new vaccine against COVID-19, tailored to the XBB.1.5 subvariant, state news agency PAP reported.

Health officials urged people over 60, those with reduced immunity and healthcare workers to get a dose of the jab.


Source: PAPmp.pl